Star-Ting Incorporated's Team

Executive Team

Our Directors and senior team drive Responsible Risk Management® as dedicated professionals who provide services above the standards of excellence.

LOREEN M. SHERMAN, MBA, CMC, CRMP (Candidate) – Director and CEO

LOREEN M. SHERMAN, MBA, CMC, CRM (Candidate) – Director and CEO

As Director and CEO, Loreen is accountable for the overall leadership of Star-Ting Incorporated’s strategic, enterprise and operational performance. She is the creator and a strong driving force behind RESPONSIBLE RISK MANAGEMENT® where advanced operations and a new methodology enables a deeper drill down into qualitative risk factors.

Loreen is Faculty certified withe Apollo Group, a Certified Management Consultant and is currently undertaking Certifed Risk Management Professional designation. Her multi-industry experience extends over 35 years, starting in banking where she balanced Bank of Montreal’s cash book. Then as a Director for a residential and commercial security company managed 200+ accounts.

As an Adjunct Instructor, Loreen successfully completed six assignments teaching organizational behavior and management concepts to 40+ undergraduate business students. Inclusion in the Council vote by faculty representatives and involvement with Academic Affairs for Meritus University included peer-review program that provided valuable information and helped the campus fine-tune various rules and procedures.

Successful fulfilment of contracts. Mitigated system generated messages in a live environment for IMPACT, Imperial Oil Resource’s custom-designed database (SAP ERP) system. Loreen’s contribution to assist Imperial’s Decision Unit Managers across B.C. A.B. SASK, and NWT resulted in the successful implementation of live global communications system; streamlined data entries; and a cost-effective retrieval of data.

Loreen’s specialized capabilities include: organizational behavior, decision making and risk methodologies and is highly functional in traditional, enterprise and operational risk management. Earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Phoenix and holds a BA from the School of Geography and Earth Sciences, McMaster University.

Active in community, current industry associations include: Canadian Energy Executive Association (CEEA); Canadian Heavy Oil Association (CHOA) Chair Communications and External Relations; CMC-Canada, Calgary Petroleum Club; Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists (CSPG); Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists (CSEG); Canadian Well Logging Society (CWLS): Construction Owner’s Association of Alberta Contract Strategy Sub Committee; Gas Processing Association Canada (GPAC); Leadership Impact Group (LIG); Modern Miracle Network (MMN); Petroleum History Society (PHS) past Secretary for the Board; Petroleum Joint Venture Association (PJVA); Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS); and Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA) Giving Back Task Force and Editorial Board sub-committee for the Flagship-Supply Chain Canada publication. Her latest presentations were held for the 2017 Global Petroleum Show, Petroleum Technology Alliance of Canada (PTAC) Showcase, ShaleTech Canada; Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Calgary Projects, Facilities & Construction workshop and is a repeat presenter for the World Heavy Oil Congress.

PAUL W. SHERMAN, CD, CTech Eng. – Director and Operations Manager

PAUL W. SHERMAN, CD, C-Tech – Director and General Manager

As Director and Operations Manager for Star-Ting Incorporated (STI), Paul brings 43 years of industry and military experience in the Communications and Electronics Branch to the table. He is co-founder and key benefactor of the corporation and provides a judicious understanding of quality and value to clients and employees alike. He believes if a job is worth doing, it is worth doing right and lives by that principle.

Paul has strength in leadership and working with teams. He was promoted to the rank of Master Warrant Officer in the Canadian Forces while serving on bases and stations across Canada and in the Middle East between 1972 and 1997. He served in technical capacities on communications, research and training units across Canada on both Air and Army units in increasingly responsible positions culminating with the position of Technical Maintenance Chief at a western Canadian Supplementary Radio System station. In this role, he was responsible for all communications equipment maintenance on the station as well as representative to the National Technical Conference on maintenance policy, practices, responsibilities and future direction for the System.

Paul retired from the Canadian Forces School of Communications and Electronics in 1997 where he managed a large team of instructors developing and instructing office automation software.

He joined Computing Devices Canada in 1998, subsequently General Dynamics Mission System – Canada, where he was extensively involved in the development, product and system level design proving, verification and validation of a state of the art communications system as well as subsequent upgrades and enhancements. He was intimately involved in the delivery of this advanced communication system to the Canadian Army serving as technical and test coordinator for two major fielding hubs between 1999 and 2003. He has provided similar support to a several national and international programs entered into by General Dynamics Mission Systems – Canada.

Paul is well versed on requirements development, verification, validation and management and provides a keen insight into the development and test of the RESP-ROI® Responsible Risk Management® tool.

WAYNE OLSON, P.Eng. – Chief Engineer

Wayne Olson, P.Eng. – Chief Engineer

Director and President of Expert Allocation Services Inc, Wayne joins Star-Ting Incorporated’s team as Chief Engineer in the development and deployment of RESPONSIBLE RISK MANAGEMENT®. Wayne is a Chemical Engineer with 37+ years of business experience in the Canadian and international O&G industry. Wayne specializes in Field Data Capture (FDC); Production Accounting (PA) support; product allocation methodology design, development and implementation; regulatory compliance and reporting support; joint venture auditing; measurement compliance and auditing; operations business support; and design, development and support for the software applications utilized by various clients in the PA and FDC areas. Wayne is registered with APEGA as a professional engineer.

Wayne successfully completed projects on budget and on-time for oil and gas operators (upstream and midstream) including: Canbriam Energy Inc., Crew Energy Inc., Arriva Energy Inc. (now Petrus Resources Ltd.), Phoenix Canada Upstream (Canadian division of CNPC), ConocoPhillips Canada, Scollard Energy Inc., Exoro Energy Inc., UGR Blair Creek Ltd., AltaGas Ltd., Bonavista Energy Corporation, Terra Energy Corp., Tourmaline Oil Corp., Murphy Oil Company Limited, and Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNRL) and most recently for Elite International and Woodside Energy Ltd. in the international industry as well as numerous other companies.

Achieving the successful execution of internal and/or joint venture audits included applying Wayne’s expertise and knowledge of measurement, product allocations, and product pricing. Other projects entailed support and development of new gas plant facilities during the regulatory application process with the BC OGC to ensure compliance with the regulations for proper allocations and measurement. In some cases, these applications were for cross border deliveries between BC and Alberta. Other projects entailed the development and execution of an Liquid-Gas-Ratio (LGR) testing program. Wayne was instrumental in testing programs and supplying project reports to ensure compliance and communication goals were met. Several projects delivered risk based analysis for financials, budgeting and decision support for technical deferments for the clients.

Wayne is a member of the following industry organizations:

  • Canadian Association of Petroleum Production Accountants (CAPPA)
  • Petroleum Accountants Society of Canada (PASC)
  • Gas Processing Association Canada (GPAC)
  • Petroleum Joint Venture Association (PJVA)
  • Industry Measurement Group (IMG)